Saturday, August 21, 2010

Storms Tonight in Madison County





These lightning images were taken at Chapman School in NE Huntsville this evening.

Thunderstorm wind damage occurred in Meridianville and Hazel Green, AL:

Time: 2010-08-22 01:25 UTC
Event: 0 TSTM WND DMG
Source: emergency mngr
Remark: tree down on a power line on cornfield lane west of meridianville. time estimated by radar.

Time: 2010-08-22 01:25 UTC
Event: 0 TSTM WND DMG
Source: emergency mngr
Remark: trees down in the walnut grove area east of hazel green. a car ran into one of the downed trees.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in effect...
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
819 PM CDT SAT AUG 21 2010

ALC071-089-TNC103-220130-
/O.CON.KHUN.SV.W.0152.000000T0000Z-100822T0130Z/
MADISON AL-JACKSON AL-LINCOLN TN-
819 PM CDT SAT AUG 21 2010

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHERN LINCOLN...NORTHWESTERN JACKSON AND NORTHERN MADISON
COUNTIES...

AT 818 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
INDICATE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN
EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LINCOLN...OR ABOUT 9
MILES SOUTH OF FAYETTEVILLE...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
FLINTVILLE...HAZEL GREEN...GLADSTONE...MERIDIANVILLE...ELORA...
PLEVNA...NORMAL...LARKIN...DEPOSIT...NEW MARKET AND MOORES MILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN SOUTHERN
MIDDLE TENNESSEE...NORTH OF PULASKI...AND IN THE RED OAK COMMUNITY
IN NORTHWESTERN LINCOLN COUNTY. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS!

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